Gold Coast weather in August (Queensland, Australia)

How is the weather in Gold Coast in August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Gold Coast, August is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 21°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 14°C.

Gold Coast in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 48 mm for the month. Typically around 8 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 240 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, August is a great time to visit. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Gold Coast climate page with graphs.

 

Gold Coast, monthly averages in August

Min Temperature 14°C  
Max Temperature 21°C  
Water Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 28%  
Precipitation 48 mm  
Rainy days 8 days  
Humidity 56%  
Sunshine 240 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Australia in August

Find out more about the weather in Australia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Gold Coast in August?

For visitors traveling to Gold Coast, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 19°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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